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Bio

Margaret Morales is a visual designer and painter. She is known for her stylized watercolor portraits in surreal settings with flowing lines and vibrant colors. Her artworks depict the mysterious tales of women encapsulated in a dream-like state. The theme of her evolving art is rooted in her love for natural elements, contemporary artists, RPG games, fantasy images and Japanese culture. 

Margaret graduated with a bachelor's degree in Fine Arts, Visual Communication at the University of the Philippines, Diliman and worked as a User Interface Designer for 5 years before pursuing her art full-time.

She has been featured and shared by numerous publications, popular brands, and art websites. Her works have been exhibited and sold in various galleries and collectors around the world. 

 


Upcoming Shows

September 8, 2018: Cult of Meow II show, Gristle Art Gallery, Brooklyn (Group)

October 5, 2018: Beyond the Untold online show, WoWxWoW, United Kingdom (Group)

October 6, 2018: Lace Up, The Philippine Gothic & Lolita Community, Manila (Group)

 

Upcoming Events

August 2018: Dreams vs Nightmares auction, Bad Apple Artist Collective

 

Previous Shows

July 6, 2018: Flora & Fauna, Alexi Era Gallery, Oregon (Group)

June 2018: Himitsu, Future Gallery, Michigan (Dual show with Yishu Wang)

March 2018: Floriography, Gristle Art Gallery, Brooklyn (Group)

March 2018: NouSurrealism, Future Gallery, Michigan (Group)

February 2018: Operation Gaia Auction, Changeling Artist Collective (Group)

December 2017: Winter Gala 5, Future Gallery, Michigan (Group)

November 2017: The Blooms Art Festival, DULO MNL, Manila (Group)

November 2017: Sensuous, Swoon Gallery, Los Angeles (Solo)

October 2017: Dia de los Muertos X, Cactus Gallery, Los Angeles (Group)

August 2017: Pocket Size Paintings #4, Future Gallery, Michigan (Group)

July 2017: Artist Tribute: Mucha, Future Gallery, Michigan (Group)

May 2017: Nature, Future Gallery, Michigan (Group)

April 2017: Intimacy, Swoon Gallery, Los Angeles (Group)

March 2017: Muses, Swoon Gallery, Los Angeles (Group)

December 2016: Winter Gala, Future Gallery, Michigan (Group)

August 2016: Pocket Size Paintings #3, Future Gallery, Michigan (Group

March 2015: Art & Type Exhibit, The Block Party, Manila (Group) 

April 2012: Out of Orange, College of Fine Arts, Manila (Group)

 

Press

January 2017 Publication: Graphika Manila book contributor

August 2016 Feature: Candy Magazine, 15 Filipino Illustrators You Should Know

November 2015 Feature: MADHUB, Weekly Featured Artist

September 2015 Feature: Buzzfeed, 17 Brilliant Artists To Follow When You're In A Creative Slump

January 2015 Publication: Graphika Manila 10th Anniversary Art Book Cover page

March 2012 Feature: The Girl's Room, One on One: Margaret Morales (Illustrator)


 

Memberships & Participations

Bad Apple Artist Collective, member since 2018

Femme Thou Art Collective, member, 2016-2017

Operation Gaia auction, Changeling Artist Collective, 2017